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ID:

53

Date:

2004-08-11

Headline:

No Mad Cow Results for Nearly 500 Cows

Reporter's name:

Steve Mitchell

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

United Press International

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Over the past two years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture failed to test for mad cow disease or take correct brain tissue samples on nearly 500 suspect cows, according to USDA records obtained by United Press International under FOIA. The agency’s failure to test cows included those in categories most likely to be infected, the records revealed.

Keywords:

mad cow; testing


Agencies:

USDA

States:

DC

Categories:

agriculture


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